Kitchen plinth gap

Discussion in 'Kitchen Fitters' Talk' started by Jen Butler, Apr 13, 2021.

  1. B Reed

    B Reed New Member

    When it come to dimensions, the Howdens manual is so full of mistakes it is a joke. To take just one example, drawer-in-drawers will not work with the given dimensions as the Howdens designer does not realise the plastic flap handle sticks out both in front & above the drawer line. Their pre-built cabinets were all wider than tolerance, leaving us very tight at the end of the run. Howdens offered replacements, which were also out of tolerance.
  2. woodbutcherbower

    woodbutcherbower Screwfix Select

    I would say that I have to disagree. And I've done dozens .......

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  3. robertpstubbs

    robertpstubbs Screwfix Select

    Wear high heels.
  4. CGN

    CGN Screwfix Select

    Buy a measuring tape and use your noggin. As frustrating as a manual may be, it’s not god.
  5. Truckcab79

    Truckcab79 Screwfix Select

    Indeed. Currently fitting a Homebase kitchen. Larder carcass is identical for 600 and 500mm options. Manual tells you to cut back panel to 278mm in width if building as a 500mm. I wonder how many people have done that and wondered why they have a 200mm wide hole in the back of their larder. :D
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  6. woodbutcherbower

    woodbutcherbower Screwfix Select

    Caulk it.
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  7. Truckcab79

    Truckcab79 Screwfix Select

    Probably double the price of the kitchen if I bought that much caulk. :D

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